Abuela – (Picture Puffin Books) by Arthur Description:

Abuela – (Picture A young girl and her grandmother celebrate their home and relationship in this magical story. Winner of the Parents Choice Award! Come join Rosalba and her grandmother her abuela on a magical journey as they fly over the streets sights and people of New York City which sparkles below. The story is narrated in English and sprinkled with Spanish phrases as Abuela points out places that they explore together. The exhilaration in Rosalbas and Abuelas story is magnified by the loving bond that only a grandmother and granddaughter can share. Also available in a Spanish-language edition (ISBN: 978-0-14-056226-2) A book to set any child dreaming…any reader can handle it whether familiar with Spanish or not. Its just joyful.-The New York Times * A marvelous balancing of narrative simplicity with visual intricacy…the city is transformed into a treasure trove of jewels dazzling the eye uplifting the spirits.-The Horn Book (starred review) * Each illustration is a masterpiece of color line and form that will mesmerize youngsters…The smooth text interspersed with Spanish words and phrases provides ample context clues…a jewel.-Booklist (starred review) Dorross text seamlessly weaves Spanish words and phrases into the English narrative retaining a dramatic quality rarely found in bilingual picture books–Publishers Weekly An ALA Notable Book An NCSS-CBC Childrens Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies A Library of Congress Childrens Book of the Year An American Booksellers Pick of the Lists selection A Booklist Editors Choice A Horn Book Fanfare Listing Winner of the Parents Choice Award A Hungry Mind Review Childrens Books of Distinction List selection A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing selection Abuela – (Picture Puffin Books) by Arthur